The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 51 37 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 24.52% 31.90% 24.48%
As % of the Vendors category 42.86% 62.71% 37.30%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 40
Median salary £46,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
119 59 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 57.21% 50.86% 65.63%
Number of salaries quoted 100 52 117
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £25,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 45 (52.33%) MS Excel
2 44 (51.16%) C#
3 41 (47.67%) .NET
3 41 (47.67%) SQL Server
4 34 (39.53%) User Experience
4 34 (39.53%) Web Development
4 34 (39.53%) HTML
4 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
5 32 (37.21%) Oracle
6 30 (34.88%) CSS
7 29 (33.72%) Windows
8 28 (32.56%) Office 365
9 27 (31.40%) jQuery
9 27 (31.40%) VB.NET
10 26 (30.23%) MySQL
10 26 (30.23%) Project Management
10 26 (30.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (30.23%) Relational Database
11 17 (19.77%) Blackberry
11 17 (19.77%) MS Exchange
12 16 (18.60%) VPN
12 16 (18.60%) Clearswift
12 16 (18.60%) Smartphone
12 16 (18.60%) Proofpoint
12 16 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (17.44%) Windows Phone
13 15 (17.44%) Apple
13 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
13 15 (17.44%) SQL
14 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (19.77%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (8.14%) JBoss
5 5 (5.81%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.16%) CMS
6 1 (1.16%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.16%) Documentum
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (52.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
3 4 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.56%) Office 365
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) VPN
2 2 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (47.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (30.23%) MySQL
2 26 (30.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (30.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.14%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.16%) Moq
4 1 (1.16%) MSTest
4 1 (1.16%) NUnit
4 1 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 13 (15.12%) Law
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (48.84%) Developer
2 37 (43.02%) .NET Developer
3 35 (40.70%) C# .NET Developer
3 35 (40.70%) C# Developer
4 34 (39.53%) Web Developer
5 30 (34.88%) .NET Web Developer
5 30 (34.88%) C# Web Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Messaging Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.30%) SQL Developer
7 7 (8.14%) HTML Developer
7 7 (8.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Senior SQL Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.67%) .NET
2 34 (39.53%) HTML
3 30 (34.88%) CSS
4 27 (31.40%) jQuery
5 8 (9.30%) WCF
6 4 (4.65%) Web Services
6 4 (4.65%) WPF
7 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.33%) OpenCL
9 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.16%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (1.16%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.16%) Ninject
9 1 (1.16%) Node.js
9 1 (1.16%) REST
9 1 (1.16%) Spring.NET
9 1 (1.16%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 34 (39.53%) User Experience
2 17 (19.77%) Blackberry
3 16 (18.60%) Smartphone
4 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (9.30%) iPhone
5 8 (9.30%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (8.14%) Mathematics
6 7 (8.14%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (8.14%) Statistics
7 3 (3.49%) Physics
8 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.33%) CUDA
9 1 (1.16%) BYOD
9 1 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.72%) Windows
2 15 (17.44%) Windows Phone
3 12 (13.95%) Linux
4 8 (9.30%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.33%) Android
7 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) Web Development
2 26 (30.23%) Project Management
3 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
4 12 (13.95%) Supplier Management
5 11 (12.79%) MVC
5 11 (12.79%) Service Delivery
6 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.30%) Service Management
8 7 (8.14%) Balanced Scorecard
8 7 (8.14%) Capacity Management
8 7 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.14%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.14%) Process Management
8 7 (8.14%) Prototyping
8 7 (8.14%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (8.14%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.14%) Security Patching
9 6 (6.98%) Data Mapping
9 6 (6.98%) Data Migration
9 6 (6.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.16%) C#
2 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 27 (31.40%) VB.NET
4 15 (17.44%) SQL
5 7 (8.14%) Java
6 3 (3.49%) C++
7 2 (2.33%) Perl
7 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.33%) XAML
8 1 (1.16%) ABAP
8 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) MCAD
2 1 (1.16%) MCP
2 1 (1.16%) MCPD
2 1 (1.16%) MCSD
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) vSphere
4 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.16%) XenApp
5 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Oracle
2 16 (18.60%) Clearswift
2 16 (18.60%) Proofpoint
3 15 (17.44%) Apple
4 13 (15.12%) VMware
5 12 (13.95%) NetApp
6 11 (12.79%) Nokia
7 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.33%) SAP
9 1 (1.16%) Citrix
9 1 (1.16%) IBM
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